[Talk-us] USGS Large-Scale Imagery degraded this month :(

Wolfgang Zenker wolfgang at lyxys.ka.sub.org
Wed Dec 21 07:49:54 UTC 2016


Hi,

* Russ Nelson <nelson at crynwr.com> [161221 00:21]:
> Paul Johnson writes:
>> On Sun, Dec 18, 2016 at 1:59 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I will try to contact a couple of the folks I know at USGS (maybe they're
>>> still on this list and could respond?), but it might be the case that we
>>> need to request the imagery and build the desired layer ourselves...

>> Sounds like a plan, if only to save this valuable service for posterity.
>> I'm sure those familiar with me at this point can go ahead and fill in
>> their own frustrated and politically fueled rant about my feelings on this
>> even being something we need to be talking about now...

> Does this service degradation apply to the USGS Topographic maps, too?
> I've noticed that they load slowly and sometimes not at all.

> I can put up some money, if that's what it takes.

According to
https://www.usgs.gov/news/usgs-national-map-orthoimagery-map-services-transition-and-other-map-service-changes
the Topo maps are going away completely.

Wolfgang



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